An embarrassment for nationalist politicians who were raised on hating Muslims is that they need to court Muslim countries.
The BJP grabbed Karnataka & Madhya Pradesh not by winning, leave alone charisma. It just subverted opposition alliances to topple
Hindutva fears harmony. Period. It thrives on parochial strife.
Price of the Modi Years is an archival work with detailed notes and accounts of Modi’s shortcomings against core challenges.
For countries like the US, there is a mismatch between the practice of human rights at home and their pursuit abroad.
The actor-cum-public intellectual valiantly fought the fight for India’s cultural soul and for its progressive democracy.
The targeting of Amnesty’s India operations presaged an emboldened assault on human rights groups.
Notion of ‘Akhand Bharat’ — Sanskritised India built on myth than history — involving Pakistan is a soufflé that refuses to rise.
The farmers — hundreds of thousands of them — stuck to their guns to extract the promise of repeal from Modi.
The most important reason in today’s context to tone down poorly timed criticism of Savarkar flows from a pragmatic perspective.
Threat of mass annihilation with nuclear weapons has been seldom discussed by powers that own them and also threaten to use them.
Aryan should also persuade his father to shun his needless silence on the malaise afflicting the once-secular Indian democracy.
Water shortages, drought, floods or landslides and tsunamis are not constrained by national boundaries.
It remains the only party with a presence in every Indian state and makes it best equipped to effect the required radical change.
One needs to assess a truer reality by seeing how Rahul Gandhi’s great-grandfather was and is still perceived by the same critics.
What lies ahead in the stand-off between the US-led alliance and a resurgent China is too early to tell.
Biden’s shibboleths on democracy or world peace or the environment are just that — vacuous shibboleths.
Inspired by a slogan first raised by Pakistani women, she came up with her own poem based on its spirit.
Where does this turn of events leave the rest of the world?
Hinduism as we know it today has been in ferment since its inception.